In-depth, detailed assessments of the trends and issues shaping transatlantic debates.

Regulating The Enablers

Executive Summary When kleptocrats, foreign intelligence services, homegrown autocrats, and other malign actors weaponize corruption to undermine U.S. democracy, their financial secrecy relies upon the services of ten sectors of U.S. professionals [...]

2021-09-22T09:36:08-04:00September 21, 2021|By |

Coordinating the War on Corruption

Executive Summary The Biden administration has a historic opportunity to unify U.S. domestic and foreign policy through an aggressive mission to combat corruption and kleptocracy. Middle-class Americans are frustrated by perceptions of corruption [...]

2021-05-20T11:04:23-04:00May 17, 2021|By |

Treasury’s War on Corruption

Executive Summary: Mobilize the Regulatory Arsenal The incoming Biden administration has signaled through speeches, articles, and interviews that one of its top policy priorities will be combating corruption and kleptocracy.See Vice President Joe [...]

2020-12-22T08:51:21-05:00December 22, 2020|By |

5G Security: The New Energy Security

Introduction Europe is on the cusp of a crucial technological and political transformation. This year, most EU member states will need to finalize plans for building 5G networks, which will overhaul the way their economies function. Only a handful [...]

2021-04-12T11:14:38-04:00November 12, 2020|By |

A Future Internet for Democracies: Contesting China’s Push for Dominance in 5G, 6G, and the Internet of Everything

Executive Summary Democracies and Authoritarian Regimes in Competition for the Future Internet The United States and its democratic allies are engaged in a contest for the soul of the Future Internet. Conceived as a beacon of free expression with [...]

2020-10-27T10:09:38-04:00October 27, 2020|By |

Leaks, Lies, and Altered Tape: Russia’s Maturing Information Manipulation Playbook

Russia’s disinformation tactics, techniques, and procedures are evolving. Stakeholders of all types—journalists, regulators, and researchers—must see the full picture of Russian activity as it is changing to anticipate what might be to come. Intro [...]

2020-10-17T00:47:54-04:00October 14, 2020|By and |

Cyberattacks, Foreign Interference, and Digital Infrastructure: Conducting Secure Elections Amid a Pandemic

ASD’s Elections Integrity Fellow David Levine and the International Foundation for Electoral Systems’ Director for Europe and Eurasia Beata Martin-Rozumilowicz provide a guide to help election officials in the United States and Europe conduct secur [...]

2020-10-08T09:12:00-04:00October 8, 2020|By |

Iran’s Authoritarian Playbook: The Tactics, Doctrine, and Objectives behind Iran’s Influence Operations

Introduction According to a 2013 indictment by the U.S. Department of Justice, hackers backed by a foreign power gained access to the controls of the Bowman Avenue Dam, a small dam in the New York City suburb of Rye, New York. Cyberattacks on inf [...]

2020-10-22T14:36:18-04:00September 17, 2020|By |

5G Tech Factsheet for Policymakers

ASD Emerging Technologies Fellow Lindsay Gorman, Harvard's Hugo Yen, and Virginia Tech's David Simpson provide a brief overview of 5G technology and related policy considerations for Harvard Belfer Center's Technology Factsheet Series.  Introducti [...]

2020-06-26T15:59:29-04:00June 26, 2020|By |

The Election Official’s Handbook: Six steps local officials can take to safeguard America’s election systems

Protecting the 2020 Election Intelligence and law enforcement agencies warn that Russia, China, Iran, and other foreign actors will seek to interfere in the 2020 presidential election.U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. De [...]

2020-06-24T15:01:53-04:00February 13, 2020|By |

Hamilton 2.0 Methodology & FAQs

How to Interpret Hamilton 2.0 Version 2.0 of Hamilton 68 displays outputs from sources that we can directly attribute to the Russian, Chinese, or Iranian governments or their various news and information channels. These channels and accounts often [...]

2021-09-07T14:23:12-04:00September 3, 2019|By |
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